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The World Wide Web 1 The World Wide Web: Government Internet Scam Global Business and Ethics Paper MGT 216 University of Phoenix The World Wide Web: Government Internet Scam
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The World Wide Web 2 Global businesses are a growing part of our economic structures throughout the world. As revisions of the internet are rising at an increasing rate, there are more people that are connecting with each other every day. Businesses throughout the U.S. and bey- ond are creating innovative ways to link the World Wide Web, (WWW) and marketing together, creating a study of consumer behavior. Researcher’s who study this behavior realized that the World Wide Web has become an increasingly critical source for the av- erage consumer, and an important part of their life. In the past, many online websites have practiced unethical acts amongst consumers, which have cost over a billion dollars. The most historic internet scam was the Government Internet Scam, which falsely used the FBI’s name on the website, and persuaded individuals to provide their personal in- formation, who ultimately became victims of identity theft. Discussed will be the ethical issues involved in the Government Internet Scam, cultural ethical perception across cul- tures, online marketing risks involved, research of the online marketing business, the methods used to collect data during the research, and the results of the research conduc- ted. In the case of the Government Internet Scam, many victims used the website in hopes of receiving a stimulus check from President Obama. Individuals who were scammed received a telephone recorded message from President Obama; from there mes- sage instructed these individuals to go to an official stimulus payment website. The web-
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